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On Eve Of International Women’s Day, Celebrities Urge World Leaders To Focus On Improving Development, Health Indicators For Girls, Women

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Celebrities urge leaders to put girls at heart of anti-poverty drive
“Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, actress Meryl Streep, and singer Elton John called on Monday for world leaders to put girls at the heart of anti-poverty efforts as a new index revealed Niger was the toughest country to be a girl. In an open letter, published on the eve of International Women’s Day, a host of prominent figures urged leaders to improve girls’ and women’s access to education, justice, and technology, and help them fight HIV and malnutrition…” (Batha, 3/7).

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